Principal Associate, Technology & Cyber Risk - Capital One Software (Remote Eligible)

Capital One
Richmond, Virginia, United States
Mar 08, 2023
Mar 23, 2023
Full Time
West Creek 5 (12075), United States of America, Richmond, Virginia

Principal Associate, Technology & Cyber Risk - Capital One Software (Remote Eligible)

Are you a problem solver seeking an exciting challenge? Can you build relationships as well as develop and implement innovative solutions? Are you ready to work on the front line of a top 10 Bank? Come be a part of an organization that's dedicated to helping Capital One identify, manage and effectively mitigate risk - for our customers, our communities and our associates.

As a member of the Platform Architecture and Core Engineering (PACE) team within Capital One Software , that's exactly what you'll do as a first line function. Working with talented associates, you are the conscience of all areas of Technology and the wider Business when it comes to Technology and Cyber Risk. You are a highly motivated, experienced, collaborative Risk Management professional that is forward thinking, quick to adapt, and technologically adept. These skills allow you to gain insights, act as a change agent to influence technology partners, and deliver value-added risk management services.

As we look to build on the foundations of our Technology Governance team, the candidate will focus on reviews of critical technology functions including cloud-based technology and emerging technology and SaaS offerings for both B2B and B2C markets. The candidate will have a high level of exposure across lines of business and have the opportunity to work with senior Technical and Business Executives to create and implement innovative solutions to appropriately identify and mitigate risks within the Capital One Software Technology organization. Proficiency in a Technology risk-driven management program development and management are key to success in this role.

Tasks and Responsibilities
  • Be a trusted advisor both leading and driving effective and relevant Governance, Risk, and Control conversations with Divisional Tech leadership and their teams
  • Be an informed consultant to develop and deliver appropriate messages on risk themes and challenge remediation activities
  • Be an approachable and effective partner to navigate regulatory and compliance requirements to help develop fit for purpose solutions with the ability to flex where appropriate
  • Lead and support the development of program requirements, policies, standards, and procedures based on industry standards and best practices related to technology risk management that is aligned with Capital One's strategic risk direction
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to address complex and changing regulations that impact cloud services
  • Understand the broader context and implications (e.g., financial, legal, reputational, etc.) of the various types of risk affecting the technology function
  • Understand, document and analyze current state capabilities regarding one or more risk methods. Leverage industry benchmarking to determine best practices and lessons learned regarding components of the risk framework.
  • Establish project parameters, delivering on multiple priorities to help drive business value and support team objectives
  • Review organizational performance outcomes to identify potential areas of risk exposure that require further review. At times, vast amounts of data and information must be reviewed and analyzed while working closely with first line business partners
  • Assist in the development of risks, associated controls, issues and/or mitigation plans to ensure the business implements needed changes and addresses areas of exposure; while, informing decisions with the Accountable Tech Executives (AEs)
  • Contribute to Control Self Assessments (CSAs) to verify the design and operating effectiveness of existing controls as well as identify and track control gaps or issues to remediation
  • Deliver technology risk and controls advice, challenge and support to stakeholders
  • Identify and introduce innovative approaches to monitoring the technology control environment
  • Partner with Divisional and Enterprise wide Risk Associates to remove complexity and improve efficiency
  • Maintain an up-to-date and in-depth industry and technical expertise in areas of technology risk
  • Guide Technology areas to ensure aggregate risk is understood and well managed
  • Ensuring key messages are understood and actions are underway, providing risk input, context and challenge through appropriate and timely reporting and governance actions.
  • Build successful relationships with line of business risk offices and team members to understand impact of technology risk on critical business processes
  • Support Risk Control and Self Assessments (RCSAs)
  • Write and revise documents such as policies, standards, procedures, and guidelines. Develop and enhance processes, tools, templates, and job aides. Draft, contribute to, edit, and deliver presentations that aid in the design, development, refinement, and usage of risk methods.

Capital One is open to hiring a Remote Employee for this opportunity.

Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree or Military experience
  • At least 5 years of experience developing risks, associated controls, issues or mitigation plans
  • At least 4 years performing controls testing in a cloud environment
  • At least 4 years of experience planning, analyzing and leading Risk assessments

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Professional certification such as Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC), Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) or other Industry related certifications
  • 7+ years experience in information systems risk management or information systems auditing
  • Experience performing detailed reviews of control assessments for SaaS platforms
  • Experience with Amazon Web Service (AWS) with multi-cloud (Azure and GCP)
  • Cloud Risk Management experience

At this time, Capital One will not sponsor a new applicant for employment authorization for this position.

The minimum and maximum full-time annual salaries for this role are listed below, by location. Please note that this salary information is solely for candidates hired to perform work within one of these locations, and refers to the amount Capital One is willing to pay at the time of this posting. Salaries for part-time roles will be prorated based upon the agreed upon number of hours to be regularly worked.

Location is New York City: $131,400 - $150,000 for Prin Assoc, Cyber Risk & Analysis

Location is San Francisco, California: $139,200 - $158,900 for Prin Assoc, Cyber Risk & Analysis

Remote roles in other areas of New York & California, and across Colorado & Washington: $111,400 - $127,200 for Prin Assoc, Cyber Risk & Analysis

Candidates hired to work in other locations will be subject to the pay range associated with that location, and the actual annualized salary amount offered to any candidate at the time of hire will be reflected solely in the candidate's offer letter.

This role is also eligible to earn performance based incentive compensation, which may include cash bonus(es) and/or long term incentives (LTI). Incentives could be discretionary or non discretionary depending on the plan.

Capital One offers a comprehensive, competitive, and inclusive set of health, financial and other benefits that support your total well-being. Learn more at the Capital One Careers website . Eligibility varies based on full or part-time status, exempt or non-exempt status, and management level.

No agencies please. Capital One is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, age, national origin, religion, physical and mental disability, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity/assignment, citizenship, pregnancy or maternity, protected veteran status, or any other status prohibited by applicable national, federal, state or local law. Capital One promotes a drug-free workplace. Capital One will consider for employment qualified applicants with a criminal history in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable laws regarding criminal background inquiries, including, to the extent applicable, Article 23-A of the New York Correction Law; San Francisco, California Police Code Article 49, Sections 4901-4920; New York City's Fair Chance Act; Philadelphia's Fair Criminal Records Screening Act; and other applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations regarding criminal background inquiries.

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